Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Tripel
Watou, Belgium


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RATINGS: 2174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This beer, with high fermentation, has a pale amber colour and a flowery, fruity taste with a harmonious balance between sweet and sour (8% alcohol content). This beer has a thick and vivid froth and strikes by its balanced taste with a delicate bitterness.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (6842) - Uppsala, - NOV 8, 2012
330ml Bottle - Amber/golden with a haze and a foamy head. Grain, marmalade, malt and spice in the aroma. Sweet, fruity and hoppy taste with notes of tea, apricot, lemon and malt. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drjoeng (935) - SINGAPORE - OCT 20, 2016
8%ABV. Tripel. Poured out gold. 6ºSRM. Nose is sour and wit-like. Can I say witty? There are aromas of raw wheat flour and proofing bread dough. A bit of nice stone dust or cement dust in the nose. Other aromas that could approximate what I’m describing might be clay and plaster of paris and soft chalk. Mouthfeel is light and beery. There is pronounced carbonation. Palate has some nice white bread, white bread toast, sweet dough and wheat flour flavors. Nice noble hop balance. Nice little hit of alcohol right at the end before the hops set in. The hops are noble and taste of old oak or aged hardwood. Finish is clean and very ethereally sweet and light. Very good and very close to my favorite abbey tripel of all time, Karmeliet Tripel. Goes on Favorites List!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (4105) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow from the bottle with fluffy white head that dissipates to leave good lace. Aroma of earthy spice, floral hop notes, and light malty sweetness. Taste follows, clean Belgian esters with light fruity notes and light hop notes. Booze incredibly well hidden, effervescent, full body. Amazing how good these beers can be when you get them in their home country.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerNinjaUK (317) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2016
Bottle from supermarket in Brussels. Pours orange-gold with some cloudiness and foamy head. Aroma sweet citrus fruits with great peppery edge and some tropical notes. Tastes strongly alcoholic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bwyu (58) - - OCT 3, 2016
Delicious. Sweeter and more fruity than I expected, but not too sticky. Caramel or candied sugar, peach, clove. Maybe age has skewed this bottle towards sweetness. Best by 03 12 17 on bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Banzale (59) - FRANCE - SEP 27, 2016
Acheter à Tabac&co palais des bières dans famiflora à dottignies. Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur jaunes orangée trouble. Au nez , présence de sucre , de fleur ? Cest floral peu être bien du pollen ? Un nez sucrée je découvrirais en bouche. En bouche , en effet présence de sucre en arrière bouche mielleux acacias , un fine amertume en fin de bouche, c’est moelleux en bouche le goût est bien reparti.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChewyBeer (265) - SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 27, 2016
Appearance: slightly hazy golden, big fluffy head Aroma: dry, light malt, light citrus Mouthfeel: light Mouthfeel, high carbonation Taste: citrus, fruit, spicy, medium bitterness Overall: (I had this with flu so maybe affecting palate) light, easy drinking, lingering light bitterness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alomtnez (361) - SPAIN - SEP 26, 2016
Huge frothy white head, very long lasting, that evolves to rocky. Hazy light amber colour, sparkling with chains of very small bubbles. Aroma is dry, with slight sour sensation, fruity (some peach) and spicy. Taste is dry and spicy, some fruitiness (banana), some caramel. Fruity bitterness finish. High carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jacobarts (99) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden with thin medium white head. Beautiful beer. Very fresh and sour aroma. Taste has a citrus/fruity beginning, and the aftertaste is medium bitter with a hint of alchohol. Fine medium body. I’m not af fan of the aftertaste in this beer, too much alchohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rodenbach99 (4251) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
Style et résumé: Triple de grande qualité.
Comment: Bouteille de 330ml. A 12 09 17
Description: Un liquide jaune trouble, peu de mousse. Un nez de fleurs blanches, miel, malt pils avec une touche sucrée. Une bouche intense avec une amertume surprenante en finale. Des saveurs de miel et de fleurs blanches sont bien présentes,
Note: 7+/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Demens (259) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 4, 2016
0,33l bottle. Hazy golden colour with quickly disappearing white head. Aroma: Floral, honey with cheese and basement aromas. Taste: Sweet start with a full sweet mouthfeel. Quite fruity and has an oily texture. Medium body with medium carbonation. Short sour/sweet finish. Good tripel.

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